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Carole King's Prolific Songwriting Partner Gerry Goffin Dies At 75

Carole King Crowned Musicares Person Of The Year For 2014

Aerosmith, Dropkick Murphys, Others Perform At Boston Strong Benefit Concert

Carole King To Receive Gershwin Prize For Popular Song

Carole King Lands Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

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Carol Klein Born: 1942/02/09
Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: NULL
Years Active: 1958–present

Carole King (born February 9, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. King and her former husband Gerry Goffin wrote more than two dozen chart hits for numerous artists during the 1960s, many of which have become standards. She had her first #1 hit as a songwriter in 1961, at age 18, with "Will You Love Me Tomorrow", which she wrote with Gerry Goffin. Goffin and King married in September 1960. Goffin and King's 1967 song, "Pleasant Valley Sunday", a #3 for The Monkees, was inspired by their move to suburban West Orange, New Jersey. Other Top 10 hits for the songwriting pair included "Take Good Care of My Baby" (Bobby Vee), "The Loco-Motio...

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Popular Music:

Tapestry

A Holiday Carole (Deluxe Edition)

I Believe In Loving You
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Popular Movies and Television:
1987-11-06 Russkies
1985-12-25 Murphy's Romance
2012 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2012 From Dust to Dreams: Opening Night at The Smith Center For The Performing Arts
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